Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak is the ultimate tourist trap.  Although there are over 50 similarly sized mountains in Colorado, this is the first you encounter when migrating from the East.  It’s famous for being big and famous.  It’s a long drive out and up to the top, a windy peak with viewpoints so high as to make poor photographs, too little air to breath and a shop full of food knick-knacks.  So of course it was totally on my to-do list and I took the ride up above 14,000 feet on Saturday (October 8th).

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